Tag : Floods
Teignbridge District Council has approved plans for a new sea wall to protect the railway at Dawlish.
Free flood response lecture in LondonSubscription
Tackling flood response in Africa is the focus of a free lecture about “community-responsive adaptation” to flooding in Kibera, Kenya, at One Great George Street on 29 April.
US city looks to Dutch-style flood defences Subscription
US coastal cities are increasingly looking to replace their existing flood defences with Dutch-style “waterfront parks”.
A new £32M flood management project in Birmingham is set to be powered by a new, “cleaner” fuel burning system.
The ICE sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) task group is seeking comments, suggestions and updates from engineers about issues affecting their installation.
Facing Down the Floods | Managed ReponseSubscription
Flood management in the future means accepting that flooding will happen and putting measures in place for quick recovery.
Facing Down the Floods | New York and LondonSubscription
New York and London are preparing for a wetter future with schemes to protect these world cities into the next century.
Floods Debate | SuDsSubscription
In January this year the government published its 25 Year Environment Plan, pledging to expand its use of natural flood defences and placing greater importance on sustainable drainage systems (SuDS).
Leeds' inflatable flood defencesSubscription
Two innovative inflatable weirs are protecting Leeds city centre from catastrophic flooding.
Interview | Sir James Bevan, Environment AgencySubscription
Outside the office of Environment Agency chief executive Sir James Bevan, London is sweltering in a full blown 31˚C heatwave.